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Bombay Club Switcheroo, Cafe Habana Returns, & More

QUARTER— Sarah Baird on a switcheroo this week: "The Bombay Club is upgrading to a larger space September 1. The martini bar and jazz club will trade in its current location for a hotel space at Chateau LeMoyne." [Gambit]

QUARTER— While plans for Habana Outpost were scrapped months back, apparently new restaurant Cafe Habana has now filed for new permits at 1040 Esplanade Avenue. [CanalStreetBeat]

NOLA— The next episode of Spike's Hungry Investors features Bistro Orleans and Neyow's Creole Cafe, competing for an investment to help improve their business. The show also stars chef John Besh. Airing this Sunday, August 17, at 8 p.m. Check out a clip here. [Eaterwire]

MID CITY— Della Hasselle reports that Finn McCool's owners plans "to put chef Wilfredo Leon to work, serving up a yet-to-be-disclosed menu for hungry bar patrons" now that Boo Koo BBQ has shuttered. The menu will include the return of the Finnwich. [MidCityMessenger]

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT— More on New Orleans Sushi Fest, happening this weekend at Mardi Gras World: "Sushi Fest benefits the the Japan Club and the Japan Society of New Orleans...This year's event will feature local vendors, authentic Japanese art and crafts for sale and live entertainment from traditional Japanese drumming and local group, Bag of Donuts. Guests can get in on the action with blow up Samurai wrestling and a Japanese art room featuring origami, fan painting and Japanese bookmark painting." [NoDef]

METAIRIE— Here's five things to know about Hebert's Cajun Cannon, opening August 17, from Todd Price. There will be 30+ televisions for games, naturally. []

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Finn McCool's Irish Pub

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